Shopping Safely Advice
Millions of people buy online every day without any problems. You can avoid problems with buying online by following the shopping safety advice below:
Keep your PC protected by ensuring your computer is equipped with the latest operating system, browser and up-to-date anti-virus software.
Look for the padlock symbol - especially if you're buying from a website for the first time. It's a good indication that they are reputable.
Register your cards with Verified by Visa or Mastercard SecureCode when prompted. It is quick and easy and makes shopping online even safer.
Register your Voice Signature to enable you to safely purchase with a mobile device and prevent identity fraud.
Always log out after shopping online and save the transaction and order confirmation emails as a record of your order.
In addition to these security tips, you can make sure that buying online is stress-free by doing the following:
Source: The UK Cards Association